Sir Alan Beith

Blair Blasted Over Freedom Of Information Stance

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.09.2012 | UK Politics

Former prime minister Tony Blair has been criticised for failing to cooperate with a report into the Freedom of Information Act. Sir Alan Beith, ch...

Using Joint Enterprise as a 'Deterrent' Is Obnoxious

Luke Samuel | Posted 21.03.2012 | UK Politics
Luke Samuel

The idea that we should use murder law to deter our kids into behaving better is obnoxious. It represents a profound delegation of our responsibility as adults to provide young people with a meaningful alternative to crime.

Gang Murder Law 'Allows Real Criminals To Escape Justice'

PA | Posted 18.01.2012 | UK Politics

The law surrounding gang murder cases is now so complex that juries "may find it impossible to understand how to reach the right verdict", MPs have sa...

MPs Issue Legal Aid Cuts Warning

Posted 12.09.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Courts will have to change to cope with more people representing themselves in emotionally-charged cases following the Government...